Drake performing at the Polson Pier in Toronto, 2011.
|Birth name||Aubrey Drake Graham|
|Born||October 24, 1986
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Genres||Hip hop, R&B|
|Occupations||Rapper, singer, songwriter, actor|
|Years active||1994–present (as actor)
2006–present (as rapping)
|Labels||OVO Sound, Young Money, Cash Money, Republic|
|Associated acts||Young Money, Birdman, Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Noah "40" Shebib, Rick Ross, The Weeknd, Trey Songz|
Aubrey Drake Graham (born October 24, 1986) is a Canadian recording artist, rapper, songwriter, and actor who has sold over five million album copies. He was the character Jimmy Brooks for eight seasons on the television show Degrassi: The Next Generation.
Drake has worked with a lot of other musicians. Drake rapped on Rihanna's number one single "What's My Name". He also rapped on "Moment 4 Life" by Nicki Minaj. It was nominated for a 2012 Grammy Award in the category Best Rap Performance. His third album Take Care was nominated for Best Rap Album at the Grammy Awards. It won.
Albums[change | change source]
Drake has released three studio albums:
|2010||Thank Me Later|
|2013||Nothing Was the Same|